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The First Month of the Rest of Our Lives

We’ve been in our new house for about 4 weeks now. And an eventful time we’ve had of it. We moved in to find that our bedroom was mouldy and the carpets smelled bad. I spent the first week or … Continue reading

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And We’re Done

The painters have packed up and moved on, leaving us with two beautifully clean and fresh bedrooms. We’re going to paint the insides of the wardrobes this weekend. And then we’ll be able to move in and spread ourselves out … Continue reading

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The Painter is Painting

Thankfully. We’re camped out in Petra’s room at the moment, beds lined up along one wall as if we’re in a school dormitory. And the master bedroom and spare bedroom/office have been standing empty, except for leftover furniture, while we’ve … Continue reading

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Moving On Up

Or so we hope.¬†We had a builder in today to check for damp issues because I noticed some black spots on the ceiling in the master bedroom, and he’s of the opinion that the place is fine – it just … Continue reading

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A Busy Life

I’ve just picked up the keys for our new house and dropped off a couple of framed pictures to show willing. We’ll shift our stuff in on Tuesday, marking the end of a hectic few weeks finding the house, putting … Continue reading

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WordPress Daily Question – If you could own one thing you don’t currently have, what would it be?

This is an easy one. If I could own anything I liked, I’d own a house. Not just any old house either, I’d own a house on a hill with a view, and fruit trees, and a walnut tree with … Continue reading

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Houses, Houses, and More Houses

I stayed up way too late and got the first draft of my homework finished. Thank god for that. It needs reviewed, but that’s much easier than getting words into an empty document. Tomorrow, while Petra’s at kindy, I’ll get … Continue reading

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